2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,637 204 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,433 96.7 96.1-97.2
-MALES 2,549 78 3.1 2.3- 4.1 2,471 96.9 95.9-97.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,631 37 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,594 97.2 95.9-98.1
Non-Hispanic Black 411 18 3.5 2.1- 5.9 393 96.5 94.1-97.9
Other 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 579 *** *** *** 570 98.0 95.9-99.1
35-44 362 *** *** *** 354 98.7 97.1-99.4
45-54 421 17 4.1 2.4- 6.8 404 95.9 93.2-97.6
55-64 454 20 4.3 2.4- 7.6 434 95.7 92.4-97.6
65-74 441 12 3.6 1.6- 7.6 429 96.4 92.4-98.4
75+ 253 11 5.9 3.0-11.4 242 94.1 88.6-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 242 20 7.3 4.1-12.5 222 92.7 87.5-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 705 26 3.7 2.3- 5.9 679 96.3 94.1-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 666 18 2.4 1.4- 4.1 648 97.6 95.9-98.6
College Graduate 923 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9 910 99.0 98.1-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 20 15.5 8.5-26.5 107 84.5 73.5-91.5
$15,000- 24,999 330 13 4.8 2.5- 9.2 317 95.2 90.8-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 212 *** *** *** 203 95.6 91.1-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 269 *** *** *** 264 97.5 93.5-99.0
$50,000- 74,999 350 *** *** *** 342 97.3 94.2-98.8
$75,000+ 808 *** *** *** 800 99.3 98.5-99.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 702 78 11.8 9.0-15.3 624 88.2 84.7-91.0
No 1,828 *** *** *** 1,828 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 639 28 5.1 3.2- 8.0 611 94.9 92.0-96.8
Non-Veteran 1,904 50 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,854 97.5 96.4-98.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 823 22 2.4 1.5- 3.8 801 97.6 96.2-98.5
Regional City or Suburban County 672 16 3.2 1.7- 5.8 656 96.8 94.2-98.3
Rural 1,054 40 3.7 2.5- 5.4 1,014 96.3 94.6-97.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,521 11 0.5 0.3- 1.0 1,510 99.5 99.0-99.7
Unemployed 145 *** *** *** 143 99.7 98.7-99.9
Retired 605 21 4.3 2.5- 7.4 584 95.7 92.6-97.5
Unable to Work 178 44 27.9 20.2-37.2 134 72.1 62.8-79.8
Other not in Labor Force 80 *** *** *** 80 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 210 19 10.3 5.6-18.3 191 89.7 81.7-94.4
101% to 150% 252 11 4.8 2.6- 8.9 241 95.2 91.1-97.4
151% to 200% 200 *** *** *** 193 96.7 92.2-98.7
More than 200% 1,367 20 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,347 98.5 97.5-99.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 697 22 2.5 1.5- 4.0 675 97.5 96.0-98.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 767 23 2.7 1.7- 4.2 744 97.3 95.8-98.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,085 33 3.7 2.4- 5.6 1,052 96.3 94.4-97.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 805 27 4.0 2.5- 6.5 778 96.0 93.5-97.5
2nd Quartile 682 18 3.0 1.8- 4.9 664 97.0 95.1-98.2
3rd Quartile 698 19 2.3 1.4- 3.8 679 97.7 96.2-98.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 364 14 2.6 1.4- 5.0 350 97.4 95.0-98.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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